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Brown Goods

Relatively small electronic goods like televisions, radios, and so forth. Brown goods are fairly inexpensive compared to white goods (such as air conditioners and refrigerators). Brown goods are also replaced more frequently than white goods.
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The advent of flavored whiskies several years ago breached a new frontier, allowing for the current flavor craze even among brown goods.
The identity has been designed to reflect Jigsaw's operational model which draws upon the transport services of nine regional network partners to deliver national, integrated ambient distribution services for major food, drink and white and brown goods brands.
The regulator, which acted on a complaint by rival Net 1, found that over a period of two months between 15 November 2010 and 15 January 2011 Blizoo offered its clients three types of bonuses - free-of-charge calls to fixed-line networks, HD programmes and vouchers for purchases at stores of white and brown goods chain Technomarket.
Since then, HMG has grown into a leading company that specializes in the import, sales and service of electronics, brown goods, electrical home and kitchen appliances, air conditioners, telecommunications and office equipment, and general trade.
The Pacifica Group also includes Appliance Network, which helps retailers replace damaged appliances quickly, Corporate Support Solutions, which provides additional insurance for white and brown goods and FixZone (UK) Ltd in Surbiton, Surrey, which develops the group's IT capabilities as well as providing man-agemensoftware to other service companies.
The Singapore-based power products firm makes a range of plugs for several sectors, from computer and office gear to white and brown goods.
No further details were announced but it is understood that the Unit 7 store at Teesside Park selling brown goods (such as TVs) was on the hit list.
Among areas of particular strength this Christmas are thought to be clothing and white and brown goods (such as kitchen equipment and electronics), especially digital products and household goods, said fund manager Gerrard.
The hypermarkets will not contain concessions or sell clothes, white or brown goods, but will include kitchen, DIY and entertainment categories, in what Criado-Perez called a "futuristic view of what the format can do".
Similar changes had taken place in both the white and brown goods retailing sectors without any dramatic cuts in prices.
Lawrence explained that white goods still account for about half the dealers' volume, with brown goods and furniture running about 25 percent apiece.
Televisions account for nearly half of all brown goods in the UK and comprise one of three sectors that increased in value in 2011.